In 2013 the Parish changed its name from Latimer Parish to Latimer & Ley Hill Parish. The parish forms part of the Buckinghamshire district of Chiltern. Latimer & Ley Hill parish includes the villages of Latimer, Ley Hill and Tylers Hill.
Latimer and Ley Hill Parish Council is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of local services including:
- The Tylers Hill Burial Ground
- Street lighting
- Salt bins
- Litter bins
While not under the direct control of the Parish Council, we can also answer your questions regarding planning applications and County Council driven road works.
The Chairman is elected by the members of the Council at the Annual Council Meeting and serves for a minimum of twelve months. The Chairman’s main role is to run Council meetings, agrees the agenda and is a legal signatory.
She/He is responsible for ensuring that effective and lawful decisions are taken at meetings of the Council and, assisted by the Clerk, guides activities by managing the meetings of the Council. The Chairman has a casting vote on any decisions and will often be the public face of the Council and will represent the Council at official events. He/she may be asked to speak on behalf of the Council and, in such circumstances, should only expresses the agreed views of the Council and not his/her personal views. The Chairman cannot legally make a decision on behalf of the Council.